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Salisbury High School Honor Roll

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in School

Salisbury High School has announced the names of students named to the honor roll for the second quarter.

HIGH HONORS

Grade 9: Ifrahim Ansari, George Barbounis, Haroula Barbounis, Hope Guri, Majd Haddad, Mackenzie Hankee, Margaret Helsel, Andrew Hines, Kaitlyn Macauley, Alvaro Martinez, Aidan Mathieu, Stephan Rupa, Anthony Scarcia, Timothy Schware, Sarah Staack, Cindy Zhu

Grade 10: Tyler Carpenter, Nathan D’Alessandro, Madison Ekdahl, Paige Gibbons, Aaron Glenister,...

McNeill, Boscola set date for senior fair

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Whitehall Mall

State Rep. Jeanne McNeill, D-133rd, and state Sen. Lisa Boscola, D-18th, have announced their annual spring senior fair will be held 9 a.m. to noon April 26 at Whitehall Mall.

“We are proud to again host our annual senior fair at the Whitehall Mall,” McNeill said. “Last year, we had more than 500 seniors, as well as state and local agencies at our event. The Whitehall Mall offers ample space, plenty of free parking and is accessible by LANTA bus routes 103, 325...

EDITOR’S VIEW

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

The story goes that one man challenged a second man to write a children’s book using only 50 different words.

The first man was Bennett Cerf, founder of the Random House publishing company. The second man was Theodor Geisel, author, political cartoonist and animator.

The outcome of the bet: $50 in Geisel’s pocket and a little book titled “Green Eggs and Ham.”

The challenge was a win-win really. Random House, in 1960, published the work, which has sold more than 8 million...

Sunday hunting progresses in Pa.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by LISA PRICE in Local News

Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania took a step forward after the Pennsylvania Senate’s Game & Fisheries Committee Feb. 5 approved Senate Bill 147, which seeks to allow hunting on Sundays in the state.

The bill will go to the full Senate for consideration.

Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-49th, of Millcreek, is chairman of the committee and a prime sponsor of the bill.

The legislation would allow the state’s Game Commission to decide which game could be hunted on Sundays and which...

EASTERN SALISBURY COLUMN

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by SARAH TAKACS in Columns

It’s time to meet the next class of Falcon leaders!

Harry S Truman Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration Feb. 21. There will be two sessions available this day – 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Each session will last about 90 minutes and no appointment is necessary. If possible, you are asked to bring your child with you as several screenings will take place that day. You are also requested to bring several items along to complete registration: the child’s original birth certificate...

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Lehigh County Commissioners approved 9-0 a revision to the 2019 county budget thus providing the money to pay a new director of the Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center at the Feb. 13 meeting. The action clears the way to hiring a new director to replace Good Shepherd who has terminated its management contract.

In other business, the commissioners also approved an amendment to the intergovernmental agreement among the counties of Lehigh, Carbon, Lackawanna, Monroe,...

Kindergarten registration Feb. 20

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

WSE

UPDATE: Due to the cancellation of school Feb. 20, kindergarten registration has been rescheduled to Feb. 27.

Western Salisbury Elementary School kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held 9:30 a.m. Feb. 20 in the school gym.

There will be a presentation by the principal, meet and greet with the school nurse, CST and reading specialist, guidance counselor, WSE PTA, Lehigh Valley Childcare and a tour of the building.

Eligible...

SALISBURY MIDDLE SCHOOL

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in School

Students at Salisbury Middle School are participating in Pennies for Patients, a service learning program which helps raise critical funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society throughout the month of February.

An assembly was held Feb. 1 where a representative from Pennies for Patients came to the school, presented the program and provided information about the society.

The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of...